Texas athletics director Chris Del Conte poses with new softball coach Mike White on June 26, 2018. White spent the past nine years at Oregon. LYNDA M. GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Softball

Mike White era starts with fall campaign win

Posted October 13th, 2018

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The Texas softball team got its first win, albeit in exhibition, with Mike White as head coach.

The Longhorns defeated McLennan Community College 5-2 in nine innings on Friday night at McCombs Field.

Texas took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the fifth on an RBI double by Kaitlyn Washington and a two-run double by Kaitlyn Slack.

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McLennan Community College scored runs in the sixth and seventh, but they couldn’t get over the hump.

The Longhorns added two more runs in the bottom of the seventh to cement the three-run lead.

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